A Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment in the Coachella Valley, Indio, California
The Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center (CVWBC) proposed a wetland habitat site on 22 acres property in India, California, under lease from Valley Sanitary District. The District currently...

Megaproject Management
By the dredging and landfill project manager for the Port of Los Angeles and Alan E. Alcorn, P.E., an associate vice president of Moffat and Nichol Engineers in Los Angeles. The Pier 400...

Monitoring a 200-Acre Demonstration Marsh

Bird Use of an Evaporation Basin and a Mitigation Wetland
A 58-ha freshwater wetland was constructed to mitigate for decreased avian reproductive success and survivorship caused by a 296-ha selenium contaminated evaporation basin. To decrease...

Kawainui Marsh Restoration

Site Selection for Beneficial Uses Of Dredged Material in Galveston Bay, Texas, USA

Do We Need More Waterbird Nesting Islands in Galveston Bay, Texas? (and if so, how and where do we build them?)

Dredged Material Disposal and Migratory Birds

Poplar Island Reclamation and Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material

Enhancing Habitat at an Onshore Dredge Disposal Site

Coastal Wetlands of Ghana
The Ghanaian coast is overlain with over 50 lagoons and wetlands, which among others, are important wintering sites for European birds. Types, location and size of the wetlands are inventorised....

Duck Soup: Resolving Resource Conflicts at Rush Ranch
Land use conflicts are intensifying as population grows and habitat shrinks. Differences between duck hunters, cattle ranchers, bird watchers and a half dozen state and local agencies...

Tourism Development and Political Conflict in a Coastal Zone: The Case of Punta Banda-La Bufadora Region
The Pacific coast of the state of Baja California, Mexico has many attractive development sites. The Punta Bands-la Bufadora region is one these places because it has magnificent ocean...

Bayswater Park Restoration—The Case for Offsite Mitigation
A long term parking lot redevelopment, including a 33 acre (0.13 km2) expansion on an undeveloped parcel of the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International...

Environmentally Sustainable Development: A Concept in Action
Environmentally sustainable development denotes a balanced approach with appropriate consideration for environmental protection. The successes achieved in the development of five diverse...

Biodiversity in Riparian Communities and Watershed Management
Riparian communities are demonstrated to be regional centers of biodiversity and biomass. Examples are taken primarily from bird and lizard communities in the Southwest, since these vertebrates...

Coastal Refueling Sites for Global Bird Migrants

Citizen Involvement—Guarding the Public's Interest

Instream fFlows for the Big Bend Reach of the Platte River
The Big Bend reach of the Platte River in Central Nebraska provides habitat for 230 species of migratory birds. Included are six endangered or threatened species and the world's...

Channel Morphology and Habitat
Stream channels provide habitat for aquatic animals, such as fish and aquatic benthic invertebrates. Associated with the channel are near water habitats important to amphibians, reptiles,...

 

 

 

 

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